Infignos Media -- buyersUSA Consulting
NOW PLAYING
15 Radio Streams
Click Here
Dawson's Vision Center
Advertise Here

From Pamela's Place

Brought to you by Buyer's Edge Realty

Annie Brunson, Buyer’s Edge Realty: A long record of successfully guiding buyers and sellers through all aspects of real estate.


Achieving Success



Armed Robber Flees Home After Women Chant the Name 'Jesus'

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

I heard about this story and just had to share the information as it was told to me! Love it!

An armed robber interrupted a jewelry party in Lake City, Fla., on Friday but left empty-handed after the women in attendance began chanting the name "Jesus," according to police. The suspect, who was later identified as 24-year-old Derick Lee, allegedly invaded the home of Jacquie Hagler during a Premiere Jewelry party attended by between 14 and 18 people.

While wearing all dark-colored clothing, including a bandana to cover his face and a ski cap on his head, Lee allegedly entered the room where the party was occurring, pointed a handgun at the women and told them to give him their money and phones. Thinking it was a practical joke and a part of the party, one of the women pushed the gun away and said, "It's only a water pistol." Lee then yelled at them, telling them he was going to shoot somebody and that it wasn't a joke. The women took him seriously after he showed some of them the bullets that were already loaded in the gun, Hagler stated.

"The boldness of the Lord came up in me," said Hagler. "I stood up and I just pointed to the door that he'd came in from. I said, 'Get out of my house in the name of Jesus.'" He threatened them again, and she told him to leave once more before the rest of the women in the room began to repeatedly shout the name "Jesus." Lee briefly looked around the room while they shouted, though Hagler says he did not appear to be looking directly at any of the women.

"I promise you, I believe he saw angels. I think he saw who was on our side, and he just turned around. The look on his face was just, like, astonishment. He was totally captivated by whatever he saw. He just turned around and ran out the door," she said. Based on the description of the man provided by the women, Lake City police officials came up with two possible suspects living in the immediate area. Several of the women identified Lee in a photo lineup as the man who had threatened them. Lee is also a suspect in a separate robbery attempt that occurred while police were investigating the home invasion later that evening. A 62-year-old woman said a man dressed in all dark-colored clothing, including a ski cap and bandana, pointed a gun at her and tried to rob her after she used a walk-up ATM. She yelled at the man, however, and he fled on foot. Officers arrested Lee just a few hours after the incident at Hagler's home. He was booked at the Columbia County Detention Center on a $200,000 bond for home invasion robbery. The women stated "We're just praising God that He's getting all this glory, and that Jesus' name really, it has authority," said Hagler. "And He says His Word is true and He says He'll be there for you in [the] time of trouble. When you call on Him, He'll be there."

I will be the first to share with you that I totally believe this! I am a firm believer, and pray that this builds your faith and inspires each of you to call on the name of Jesus when you are in any form of need.

Have a blessed day!

Pamela Bates,

Operations Manager,

Host of Pamela's Place,

Host of Weekend Outlook,

WDNG News Talk Radio,






Here's More...

Online Scams Top the List of Complaints from Alabama Consumers

AG LUTHER STRANGE ANNOUNCES TOP TEN CONSUMER COMPLAINTS REPORTED TO HIS OFFICE DURING 2014

Winter Weather Advice for Alabama Drivers

Winter Travel Advisory: Motorists Urged to Exercise Extreme Caution

Alabamians Given Advice on Dealing with Cold Weather Emergencies

Hypothermia makes people unable to think clearly or move well.

Alabama Authorities Discover Fraudulent Tax Returns

ADOR Uncovers Fraudulent Online Returns

Keywords: armed robber , Lake City, Fla., Derick Lee, Premiere Jewelry party ,handgun,Lord ,name of Jesus,Columbia County Detention Center God,,

Visit Pamela's Place

Reader Comments

There currently are no approved comments for this blog article. To join the discussion click here.

Article Archive

Sunday, May 11, 2014 - Making a good first impression in a job interview is crucial


Thursday, April 10, 2014 - What Human Right Destroys So Many Children


Thursday, April 10, 2014 - A True Story of Perseverance and Hope


Tuesday, April 8, 2014 - Investigation into school prayer.


Saturday, April 5, 2014 - 5-year-old told she can't pray as she bows her head to say Grace at school before she eats


Thursday, April 3, 2014 - Hour Two Pamela's Place guest for Friday 4/4/14 1:00 - 2:00 CST


Thursday, April 3, 2014 - Hour One Pamela's Place Guest Friday 4/4/14, 12:00 - 1:00 CST


Thursday, March 27, 2014 - Pamela's Place guest for hour one Friday 3/28/14 12:00- 1:00 CST


Thursday, March 20, 2014 - Pamela's Place Guest for Hour One Friday 3/21/14


Thursday, March 13, 2014 - Pamela's Place Guest for Hour one Friday 3/14/14


Sunday, March 9, 2014 - Scam artists posing as IRS employees targeting and calling tax payers at home


Sunday, March 9, 2014 - Important information concerning Common Core in Alabama! Legislators need to hear from you!


Thursday, March 6, 2014 - Pamela's Place topic and guest for hour two Friday 3/7/14


Thursday, March 6, 2014 - Pamela's Place guest and topic for hour one Friday 3/7/14


Friday, February 28, 2014 - Guest for hour two of Pamela's PLace Friday 2/28/14


Thursday, February 27, 2014 - Pamela's Place guest for first hour Friday 2/28/14


Friday, February 21, 2014 - 2nd hour guest and topic for Pamela's Place today


Friday, February 21, 2014 - First hour Pamela's Place guest and topic for today


Sunday, February 9, 2014 - Listen to WDNG for your chance to win great prizes during Valentine Week contests!


Friday, February 7, 2014 - Jan Withers and Frank Harris on hour two of Pamela's Place Friday


Thursday, February 6, 2014 - Out of body experience after tragic accident


Thursday, January 30, 2014 - Pamela's Place guests and topics for Friday 1/31/14


Thursday, January 23, 2014 - The amazing true story of Perto Herrera on first hour of Pamela's Place Friday 1/24/14


Friday, January 17, 2014 - Hour 2 Guest on Pamela's Place 1/17/14


Friday, January 17, 2014 - Guest for First hour of Pamela's Place 1/17/14


Sunday, December 29, 2013 - What would it look like for you to take an honest inventory of your life in 2013


Thursday, December 19, 2013 - Pamela's Place Guest for Friday 12/20/13 is Wreaths Across America.


Thursday, December 12, 2013 - This Weeks Community Talk Programming


Wednesday, November 27, 2013 - Thanksgiving Week Programming


Friday, November 22, 2013 - Guest for Pamela's Place Friday Nov. 22nd.


Thursday, November 7, 2013 - Special Veterans Day edition of Pamela's Place Friday 11/8/13 12:00 p.m. CST


Saturday, November 2, 2013 - Capturing the Essence of this Present Season


Thursday, October 31, 2013 - Pamela's Place guest for Friday 11/1/13 12:00 p.m. CST


Thursday, October 17, 2013 - Guest for Pamela's Place Friday 10/18/13 @ 12:00 p.m. CST


Wednesday, October 2, 2013 - Pamela's Place Guest for Thursday 10/03/13


Monday, September 30, 2013 - Program changes beginning this week!


Thursday, September 19, 2013 - Pamela's Place guest for Friday 9/20/13 is cancer survivor B. Davis Campbell


Thursday, September 5, 2013 - Pamela's Place guests for Friday 9/6/13


Wednesday, August 28, 2013 - Pamela's Place guests for Friday 8/30/13


Thursday, August 22, 2013 - Guest for Pamela's Place Friday 8/23/13


Thursday, August 8, 2013 - Pamela's Place Guest Friday 8/9/13, Witnessing a Miracle


Thursday, August 1, 2013 - Get Inspired, Catch this Vision, Get Informed & Let's Get Going!!!


Sunday, July 28, 2013 - Volunteering has healthy side-effects!


Thursday, July 25, 2013 - Rita Flegel, Pamela's Place guest for Friday 7/26/13


Thursday, July 18, 2013 - Pamela's Place topic and guest for Friday 7/19/13 Can a Vitamin Deficiency Cause Autism?


Thursday, July 11, 2013 - Pamela's Place guest for Friday, 7/12/13


Tuesday, July 9, 2013 - Sex Trafficking and Our National Humiliation


Tuesday, July 2, 2013 - Ahhh, The 4th of July!


Saturday, June 22, 2013 - Bullying linked to suicide factors


Wednesday, June 5, 2013 - Teen takes bullet to save three year old


Saturday, June 1, 2013 - Teen mother saved from a coerced abortion


Saturday, June 1, 2013 - Congratulations to our Birthday/Anniversary Club winner for 5/31/13


Friday, May 24, 2013 - Secrets to summer grilling


Thursday, May 23, 2013 - Pamela's Place guest and Topic for 5/24/13


Wednesday, May 22, 2013 - Dog Buried in Tornado Rubble for 2 Days is Found Alive!


Wednesday, May 22, 2013 - CDC Study Finds 58% Of Public Pools Tested Positive For E.Coli


Monday, May 20, 2013 - Birthday Club Winner for 5/17/13


Monday, May 20, 2013 - WDNG BIrthday Club WInner for 5/10/13


Thursday, May 9, 2013 - AP Journalist for Jodi Arias trial on Pamela's Place Friday 5/10/13


Tuesday, April 23, 2013 - Tips for Avoiding Contractor Fraud


Friday, April 19, 2013 - Relay For Life and Team Cindy Lou present Tails and Tiaras Pet Beauty Contest!


Friday, April 19, 2013 - Congratulations to our WDNG Birthday Club Winner for 4/19/13!


Friday, April 19, 2013 - Pamela's Place Guest for Friday 4/19/13


Thursday, April 11, 2013 - Pamela's Place guest for Friday 04/12/13


Sunday, April 7, 2013 - Tragedy hits family of Rick and Kay Warren


Sunday, March 31, 2013 - New local show, Community Talk with Eddy Reese, Charlene Fuller Gossett and Pamela Bates.


Saturday, March 30, 2013 - Make this Easter a safe, relaxing day for everybody.


Friday, March 29, 2013 - Congratulations to our Birthday/Anniversary Club Winner!


Thursday, March 28, 2013 - Guest on Pamela's Place Friday March 29th is Linda Wagner, Obesity Survivor.


Thursday, March 28, 2013 - Cleaning for a Reason, Making a difference


Thursday, March 21, 2013 - Programming Update for Friday March 22nd


Saturday, March 16, 2013 - Congratulations to our Birthday Club Winner for 3/15/13!


Saturday, March 9, 2013 - Follow WDNG on Twitter!


Friday, March 8, 2013 - Cute, but inappropriate — Chicks and bunnies don't make good Easter pets


Friday, February 22, 2013 - Another child faced with bullying. Please help me in raising awareness


Tuesday, February 12, 2013 - My husband one of first on scene of horriific Talladega accident involving Anniston woman


Wednesday, February 6, 2013 - Programs will air at regular scheduled days and times again next week.


Monday, February 4, 2013 - Spike in gasoline prices might be just the beginning


Friday, February 1, 2013 - Birthday Club Winner 2/1/13


Thursday, January 31, 2013 - Friday's Pamela's Place Show: Who “owns” the civil rights movement?


Tuesday, January 29, 2013 - Armed Robber Flees Home After Women Chant the Name 'Jesus'


Thursday, January 24, 2013 - Webcam hackers can spy on you in secret from your own computer


Monday, January 14, 2013 - Birthday Winner for 1/11/13


Wednesday, December 26, 2012 - Study finds food allergies, bullying often linked


Saturday, December 1, 2012 - Mr. Zig Ziglar will be very missed by many people


Sunday, November 11, 2012 - God Bless Each of our Veterans!


Thursday, November 1, 2012 - Blood donations down after storm, Red Cross asking for help


Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 1 Person Fatally Shot at Megapastor Creflo Dollar’s World Changers International Church


Saturday, October 20, 2012 - Congratulations Birthday club Winner Draven Thomas!


Sunday, October 14, 2012 - Raising awareness: Amanda Todd, a beautiful life lost much too soon.


Tuesday, September 25, 2012 - Father killed his five month old baby by raping her


Tuesday, September 18, 2012 - 8 Drowning Kids Saved by Heroic Strangers


Monday, September 10, 2012 - Your gravestone has an app: Companies sell interactive link for smartphones


Sunday, September 2, 2012 - Well now, isn't this a different side to the story!


Saturday, August 25, 2012 - Behind Empire State shooting: A layoff, a gun, and a targeted ex-boss


Friday, August 24, 2012 - Bible belt nude-fest plans charging forward


Thursday, August 23, 2012 - Beware......Watch out for rising bank fees … again.


Friday, August 3, 2012 - Another retailer gets behind 'gay marriage'


Friday, July 6, 2012 - Man facing jail for hosting home bible study


Monday, July 2, 2012 - Fireworks, dry weather make potentially dangerous combination


Sunday, July 1, 2012 - Can pets take the heat? Tips for keeping your dog or cat cool


Tuesday, June 26, 2012 - Rising food prices hard to swallow


Wednesday, June 20, 2012 - Germiest hot spots in hotels? TV remote and light switch


Monday, June 18, 2012 - School nurse forced a third grader to bathe at school.


Sunday, June 17, 2012 - iWitness app claims to be 'ultimate deterrent to crime'


Thursday, June 14, 2012 - Homeowners warned about storm-chasing scammers


Sunday, June 10, 2012 - School pulls patriotic song at graduation, but Justin Bieber's 'Baby' is OK


Saturday, June 9, 2012 - Looking For Father’s Day Gifts? BBB Tips Can Help You Avoid Shopping Scams


Friday, June 8, 2012 - Congratulations to our WDNG Birthday Club winner, Ann Clark


Tuesday, June 5, 2012 - Restaurant restrooms put to the hot water test


Monday, June 4, 2012 - Neal Boortz announces retirement


Monday, April 23, 2012 - Do Online Companies Know You Better Than You Know Yourself?


Saturday, April 14, 2012 - Cancer Survivor Courtney Alvis, a story that must be shared.


Thursday, April 12, 2012 - Is driving becoming "last century"?


Wednesday, April 4, 2012 - Another "choking game" fatality. Awareness is crucial!


Monday, April 2, 2012 - Congratulations Jim Robinson


Saturday, March 24, 2012 - What are our school systems coming to? Wake up parents!


Thursday, March 15, 2012 - "The choking game", make yourself and your children aware!


Friday, March 9, 2012 - Congratulations Jace Hardin


Friday, March 2, 2012 - Conratulations to 14 yr. old Alyssa Tims


Friday, February 24, 2012 - Congratulations Austin Pitts


Friday, February 17, 2012 - Congratulations to 10 yr. old Harley Kendall for being our weekly Birthday Club winner for the week of 2/17/12


Wednesday, February 15, 2012 - Choices we make today build the foundation of our character tomorrow.


Tuesday, February 14, 2012 - Don't be a Stupid Cupid: Scammers love Valentine's Day too


Monday, February 13, 2012 - The family medicine cabinet is increasingly becoming a deadly drug dealer


Sunday, February 12, 2012 - So saddened by the death of Whitney Houston


Friday, February 10, 2012 - Congratulations Teressa Gross,Our weekly Birthday Club winner!


Thursday, February 9, 2012 - We want to hear from you!


Wednesday, February 8, 2012 - Job openings jump to near 3-year high


Monday, February 6, 2012 - Children's of Alabama Donor Drive


Monday, February 6, 2012 - Tracking animal cruelty offenders


Sunday, February 5, 2012 - Alabama spay/neuter to offer discounted spay services through February.


Friday, February 3, 2012 - What is RSV? Become Aware For The Health of your Child!


Thursday, February 2, 2012 - Touching Letter From Former Backup Singer For Brittany Spears


Sunday, January 29, 2012 - Please Help Me Help A Local Rescue Group


Sunday, January 29, 2012 - Exciting Things Ahead for WDNG and Pamela's Place


From Our Blogs

April is National Autism Awareness Month

One in 68 children born in the United States has autism spectrum disorder (ASD)

Don’t Wait, Vaccinate: Protect Infants from Deadly Diseases

It may seem like diseases like polio, measles and whooping cough are a thing of the past.

What to Know Before You Replace Your Home's Siding

The type of material you use can impact durability, beauty and even energy efficiency.

Problems with Phone Service Persist Across the Country

Whether you’re on the calling or receiving end, problems with telephone service can be frustrating.


Sign up for our weekly newsletter.

Our Website Sponsors

Transformation Technologies

Improve your golf scores. View our free 16 minute golf course at golf.transformationsolutions.com

Oxford Lumber

Neighborhood service and warehouse prices since 1958. We're also proud to own and operate Roanoke Ace Home Center, Talladega Ace Home Center and Jacksonville Home Center. Oxford Lumber is located at 1400 Barry Street. Call 256-831-0540

Frontera Bar & Grill

Mexican quisine at it's finest. For lunch, dinner or take out, visit Frontera Bar & Grill 1750 Hamric Dr E Oxford, AL 36203? (256) 835-9905

Signature In Home Care

Our mission is to help seniors remain independent in their homes as long as possible by offering quality, affordable care. We can also provide a helping hand with activities of daily living. Call 1-877-777-1822 or 256-831-3250

Miller Funeral Home and Crematory

For pre-planning or immediate funeral services call us at 256-831-4611 or visit www.millerfuneralhomeoxford.com.